Industry: Education, Nonprofits, + Public Entities

Education and Nonprofit

McDermott + Bull’s Education + Nonprofit practice believes the right leader can impact the world. We partner with nonprofits, NGO’s, higher education institutions, and foundations to secure dynamic, results-driven leaders. We bring a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; shared passion for purpose-driven work; innovative methodologies, and relentless dedication to our clients.

We specialize in assessing your specific requirements for senior leadership and organizational culture fit for your organization. Leveraging our vertical experience, innovative thinking, and proven time-saving methodologies; we challenge the norm and thrive in the recruitment of difficult-to-find, culture-critical executive talent. McDermott + Bull’s Education + Nonprofit Practice is led by Managing Partner + Founder Chris Bull, Partner Jeff Black, Partner Sue Waterbury, and Canadian Principal Alex Verdecchia.

McDermott + Bull Places Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Vancouver Island University

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dr. Claire Grogan as Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Vancouver Island University (VIU). In her new role, Dr. Grogan will provide strategic and innovative leadership while managing the academic, personnel, financial, and...

McDermott + Bull Places Associate Vice President, Marketing at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Paul Lacap as Associate Vice President, Marketing at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). In his new role, Paul will work closely with leaders across the institution to develop SAIT's overall marketing strategy...

McDermott + Bull Places Dean, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dr. Brooke Milne as Dean, College of Arts and Science at University of Saskatchewan. In her new role, Dr. Milne will work with academic leaders, senior administrators, staff, and other key stakeholders to implement and advance...

McDermott + Bull Places Vice-President, Brand, Communications, and Engagement, Justice Institute of British Columbia

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed April van Ert as Vice-President, Brand, Communications, and Engagement at the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC). In this role, April will lead integrated marketing and communications strategies to position JIBC as an...

McDermott + Bull Places Vice President of Philanthropy, CMT Research Foundation

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Anna Combes as Vice President of Philanthropy at CMT Research Foundation. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, Anna will be responsible for fundraising and development activities, including outreach to individual donors...

McDermott + Bull Places Chief Medical Officer, Institute for Community Living

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dr. Glen Davis as the Chief Medical Officer at the Institute for Community Living (ICL). Dr. Davis will provide strong leadership and direction for medical management and clinical operations. He will play a critical role in...

McDermott + Bull Places Vice-President, Finance and Administration, Vancouver Island University 

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Emily Huner as Vice-President, Finance and Administration at Vancouver Island University (VIU). In her new role, Emily will play a key stewardship role for the university and will provide leadership, strategic direction, and...

McDermott + Bull Places Chief Financial Officer at Ascendus

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Joshua Brackett as Chief Financial Officer at Ascendus. Joshua will oversee the finance and accounting departments and will be responsible for providing leadership in capitalization strategy to optimize growth opportunities and...

McDermott + Bull Has Been Engaged to Lead the Search for Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Director of Labour Relations + Business Success

McDermott + Bull has been engaged to lead the search for the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology’s Director of Labour Relations + Business Success (LRBS). This search will be led by McDermott + Bull Principal Alex Verdecchia and Research...

McDermott + Bull Has Been Engaged to Lead the Search for Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Chief Financial Officer + Vice President, Corporate Services

McDermott + Bull has been engaged to lead the search for the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology’s Chief Financial Officer + Vice President, Corporate Services (CFO + VPCS). This search will be led by McDermott + Bull Principal Alex Verdecchia and...

Education, Nonprofit, and Public Entities Video Content

The State of EDI in Academia Forum with Alex Verdecchia and Dr. Barrington Walker

Sue Waterbury and Linda Sierra discuss the importance of having women in boardroom positions.

A Conversation on Indigenous Engagement in Canadian Post-Secondary Education

Our Team

Chris Bull
Co-Founder + Managing Partner

Jeff Black
Partner

Sue Waterbury
Partner

Alex Verdecchia
Principal

Our Clients

 

Adler university
Alzheimers drug discovery foundation
easterseals
Girl Scouts of Greater New York
Goodwill of Orange County
Justice Institute of British Columbia
National Audubon Society
Port of Portland
PRIDE Industries
Prince’s Trust
UBC-Okanagan
SAIT
South Coast Community Services
USak
The University of British Columbia
University of Victoria
VIU
caritas

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McDermott + Bull
2 Venture, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 753-1700